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Beyond Google - other useful search engines (in English)

Date and time: 16:30-17:30, Saturday, 27 May, 2006
NOTE: This session has already been held

Room: Stralau

Description:
How to search Internet faster?
Is Google the one and only place to find information in the web?
Its search philosophy - is it best suited for translators’ needs?
Are there any other search approaches? Do they provide better solutions?

In this session we will explore approaches to web search other than those provided by Google and similar popular search engines and see which ones meet translators’ needs better. We will compare different methods of presenting search results and see which one allows to spend less time on evaluating them.
Live on-line presentation with real-life examples.

Session outline:

Search Engines Basics (what are search engines, how they select and present search results)
Review of selected search engines:
10 Metasearch engines based on different philosophies
10 specialised engines focusing on narrow areas
A few tools useful for Internet searchers

Speaker:
Magda Dziadosz (Poland)

Bio: Based in Warsaw (Poland), Magda is a freelance translator and conference interpreter with 17 years experience. Graduate of Oriental Studies,
having experience from in-house work for international corporation, now she specializes in legal, financial and governmental work. At ProZ.com she was moderating two forums (Polish, Interpreting) Polish monolingual KudoZ and Jobs.

Web site: http://www.kmm-language.com
ProZ.com member: Magda Dziadosz


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